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Proximal myotonic dystrophy

Proximal myotonic dystrophy: Introduction

Proximal myotonic dystrophy: A very rare genetic muscle disorder which is often associated with cataracts, abnormal heart rhythm and infertility. Muscle weakness tends to occur more in muscles closer to the trunk such as the neck, shoulders, hips and upper legs. Pregnancy can exacerbate or initiate symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Proximal myotonic dystrophy is available below.

Symptoms of Proximal myotonic dystrophy

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Proximal myotonic dystrophy: Deaths

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Causes of Proximal myotonic dystrophy

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Proximal myotonic dystrophy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Proximal myotonic dystrophy

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Proximal myotonic dystrophy: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Proximal myotonic dystrophy

Prognosis for Proximal myotonic dystrophy: wheelchair use is rarely needed but falling and stumbling can occur as the disease progresses

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Definitions of Proximal myotonic dystrophy:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Proximal myotonic dystrophy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Proximal myotonic dystrophy Info

More information about Proximal myotonic dystrophy

  1. Proximal myotonic dystrophy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Prognosis

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